Setting up the feed on the AddressRight 100

Products affected: AddressRight® 100 Printer
  1. Move the side guides to access the separator locking screws.
  2. Loosen the locking screw(s) [A] and raise the separator. Tighten the locking screw to hold the separator in the raised position.
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  3. Place media under the separators. Place printer toward the center of the table you are working on for proper balance.
  4. Loosen the separator locking screw.
  5. Place the separator on the media and tighten the locking screw.
  6. Repeat for remaining separators.
  7. Adjust the side guides so that they are about 1/32" (0.8 mm) from the sides of the media. Tighten the locking screws on the side guides [B]. Set the side guides to direct media so that the printheads print on the desired print area of the media (top edge, middle, bottom edge).
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  8. Adjust the rear guide by loosening the locking screw [C]. Slide the guide so that the media is raised approximately 1/2" (12 mm) above the rear media support.
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  9. Tighten the locking screw.
    Note: When running media 10" (254 mm) or longer or heavy media, you may have to set the rear guide so that it just touches the back of the media.
  10. Adjust the positioning of the printhead cartridge assembly by loosening the locking screw [D]. Slide the assembly as needed to print on the media being used.
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  11. Turn the printer on.
  12. Turn the media thickness knob [A] fully counterclockwise to raise the printhead carriage to its highest position.
  13. Place a piece of media [B] under the printhead carriage.
  14. Adjust the media thickness knob clockwise until the printhead carriage just touches the media.
  15. Turn media thickness knob counterclockwise until the media [B] can be pulled from under the print carriage with a slight pull.
    Note: These are the initial settings. It may be necessary to adjust the media thickness control to optimize print quality. Make a note of the knob position for future reference for that media.
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  16. To test feed the media, tap Test Feed on the Quick Menu touchscreen.
UPDATED:  March 9, 2020